|1000 Hours of Staring - Co-operative Thread|
'1000 Hours of Staring' is the alias under which Mike Ramsey and occasional collaborator Mike Bigel record music. Here is an EP of elegant instrumental music, crafted from guitars and farfisa organ, field recordings and layer upon layer of dense sound, sound that is alive with energy and purpose. Now I'm not much of one for over-complicated genre naming, honestly, but I can't help but file this one in my mind under psychedelic post rock folk...
Keywords: 1000 hours of staring; co-operative thread; folk; rock; psychedelic; serein
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|1000 hours of staring - tapestry|
Tapestry is an album of, for want of a better word, 'b-sides'. That is to say, older tracks that Mike (1000 Hours of Staring) has reworked, or which he simply couldn't see fitting elsewhere. Surprising then, that what we have here is a coherent collection of tracks taking us on a skewed journey through carnival atmospheres and crowded city streets, in the latter half of the album Mike favours a more relaxed tone, though this release could certainly be said to contain some of his most raw work to...
Keywords: 1000 hours of staring; tapestry; serein; ser011; mike ramsey; mike bigel; david d'aranjo; post rock; guitar; experimental; analog; analogue
|Muhr - Poussière|
Number fourteen at Serein marks the most welcome return of Muhr, the man responsible for the first release in the Serein catalog many moons ago. Whilst Muhr has contributed many tracks to other labels in the interim, we're honoured to present his latest offering, which may be his most confident effort yet. Poussiere (meaning 'dust') is very much a development of a sound Muhr has been exploring for some time, the undercurrents of previous offerings are present (notably 'we are desolved' and 'la c...
Keywords: muhr; poussière; serein; dark; angst; ser014; electronica; post-rock; post rock
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